Category: Newsline

BA SC #16 has taken place in Naka on 21 April

Press Release 16th meeting of the Broader Approach Steering Committee Naka (Japan), 21 April 2015   The Broader Approach Agreement between the EU and Japan supports the ITER project and the realization of fusion as a clean and sustainable source…

8th LIPAc Technical Meeting

The 8th LIPAc Technical Meeting (LTM08) was held at the Garching antenna of Fusion for Energy (F4E) from 24th to 26th November 2015. More than 30 experts from different involved institutes, including CEA (Saclay, France), INFN (Legnaro, Italy), JAEA (Rokkasho,…

Visit of Spanish Scientific Counsellor to Rokkasho

The Spanish Scientific Counsellor, Santiago Herrero Amigo, visited Rokkasho on 7 September and witnessed the recently arrived components of the RF Power system, one of the various top technology hardware of Spanish contribution to LIPAc. In the afternoon, he had…

Japanese Postman

After almost five years since we arrived in Japan, my wife and I continue to astonish ourselves for the attractiveness and oddities that surround us. We were impressed of the simplicity, morality and straightforwardness of the Japanese people; even though various events…

First plasma and ion beam extraction

First plasma and ion beam extraction have been achieved at the Linear IFMIF Prototype Accelerator The International Fusion Materials Irradiation Facility (IFMIF) is one of the projects stemming from the Broader Approach Agreement, a partnership in fusion energy research between Europe…

5th LIPAc Technical Meeting

Legnaro, Italy, 3-5 June 2014 The 5th LIPAc Technical Meeting (LTM05) was held at Legnaro (PD)-LNL (Italy) from 3rd to 5th June 2014. From 3rd to 5th June more than 40 participants coming from CEA (Saclay, France), INFN (Legnaro, Italy), JAEA (Rokkasho, Japan), CIEMAT…

Visit to Noheji shrine

A key milestone related with the LIPAc Installation and Commissioning activities, that are going on in Rokkasho, took place on Tuesday 14 October. The project management from JAEA, F4E and PT went together to Hachimangu Shintoist Shrine in Noheji to…

ITER Director-General gets update on Broader Approach

Rokkasho, Japan, 07 August 2014 ; (courtesy of ITER newsline) In Rokkasho, on the eastern coastline of Japan, Europe and Japan are jointly carrying out advanced R&D activities in support of ITER and for successful development of the phases after…